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The House of Cabrera in Cordoba

The House of Cabrera in Cordoba

The House of Cabrera in Cordoba is a book that P. Francisco Ruano wrote back in 1756 and published in 1779. Its Spanish name is “Casa de Cabrera en Cordova: Obra Genealogica Historica”.

With this post, I am sharing with you the Google Books scanned copy. You can find the …

Hispanic Surnames and Family History

Hispanic Surnames and Family History

Having Mexican roots means that there is a high probability that you also have a Hispanic last name.

I recently bought a new batch of books for our genealogy group Las Villas del Norte and one of those was titled Hispanic Surnames and Family History.

This book contains thousands of …

Mexican Genealogy Podcast

MG 001: Introduction to The Mexican Genealogy Podcast

Today I wanted to officially announce and tell you about our podcast. It is titled “The Mexican Genealogy Podcast”. You have probably gotten a few emails of the several podcast episodes available on our website but as of today, there are already five episodes that you can listen to and …

The Slave Trade

The Slave Trade

During my research, I have come across my fair share of ancestors labeled as mulattos and other racial designations indicating that they may have black ancestry. To help me better understand I bought the book The Slave Trade by Hugh Thomas. As I have mentioned before some people go as …